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Pennsylvania officials say they hope to avoid cuts in Medicaid

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2008
At least two Pennsylvania lawmakers are hoping that a pending state budget deficit and a dismal economy do not result in spending cuts in the state's $14.8 billion Medicaid program. Both state Rep. Chelsa Wagner and Sen. Wayne Fontana are trying to avoid the cuts, though a spokeswoman for a legislative budget committee said Medicaid reductions were a possibility.